The Newtown RLFC regrets to announce the recent passing of the former Newtown Jets winger and fullback Ray Blacklock. Ray played with the Newtown Jets in 1981 and 1982, including the famous 1981 NSWRL Grand Final between Newtown and Parramatta. He played 31 games for Newtown in those two seasons and scored 13 tries. He…

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Inner West Mayor Darcy Byrne has announced that Council has secured the future of Henson Park following a $2 million investment to upgrade to the ground. The project will include improvements to the playing surface, new drainage and irrigation systems and the installation of water tanks to further improve the sustainability of the ground. Mayor…

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The way it was – the Newtown Jets claimed the NRL State Championship Final with a sensational try in the game’s final seconds: Here is the Queensland Rugby League’s perspective on last year’s NRL State Championship Final as the camera crew followed the Burleigh Bears on their trip to ANZ Stadium:https://www.qrl.com.au/news/2019/10/10/tough-bears-gave-their-all-in-NRL-state-championship/ Another match report on…

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The Maitland Pickers have defeated the Glebe Dirty Reds 17-16, in a thrilling NSWRL President’s Cup Grand Final that literally came down to the last seconds of play. The President’s Cup competition was devised by the NSW Rugby League to provide some good quality semi-professional rugby league in this disrupted year, drawing on metropolitan clubs…

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Dear Newtown Jets supporter, This is a terrible time for our nation and the entire world. It also represents a dire challenge to the continued existence of the Newtown Rugby League Football Club. Our competition, Canterbury Cup NSW has been cancelled and there will not be any further games played at all in 2020. This…

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Daniel Vasquez was a popular team member in both of Newtown’s title-winning teams last year. This week he has received the honour of winning selection in the Cronulla Sharks NRL team to play the Canberra Raiders on Saturday evening (26th September). Here’s footage from the Sharks team meeting when Daniel received the news:  https://www.sharks.com.au/news/2020/09/25/vasquez-to-make-sharks-debut/ Best wishes…

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Now we’re really at the cutting edge of the Virtual Season 2020 program of outstanding retro rugby league matches. Tonight (Wednesday, 23rd September) our crack social media team heads to Bankwest Stadium to bring you the 2019 Canterbury Cup NSW Grand Final, featuring Newtown and Wentworthville in the match that was actually played on Sunday,…

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Newtown’s partnership club, the Glebe Dirty Reds, take on the North Sydney Bears at Leichhardt Oval on Saturday, 19th September, with the winner advancing to the NSWRL President’s Cup grand final at Bankwest Stadium on Sunday, 27th September. The details of tomorrow’s match are:NSWRL President’s Cup – Grand Final Qualifier Saturday, 19th September 2020 Glebe…

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